2012 London Olympics: Opening Ceremony Recounts British History - Then Rocks

London's Olympic Stadium became a vast meadow in an opening ceremony that at first evoked the early history of the United Kingdom to kick off the 2012 Olympics. But soon enough, the meadow was rolled up, the Industrial Revolution steamed by, the "queen" parachuted in with James Bond, the amps fired up and the ceremony coordinated by "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle started to rock and blaze. First, the rock: Amid an elaborate performance highlighting Britain's cultural contributions...Full Story
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